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Digital 27-02-2018

Trump’s telecoms regulator: the EU’s ‘complexity’ may cause challenges for 5G

A lot of the debate around net neutrality comes from misinformation but "this baseless fearmongering will simply lose credibility" once it becomes clear that the internet economy has continued to thrive, US telecoms regulator Ajit Pai told EURACTIV on the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli published his recommended proposal for the data protection regulation today (27 July)
Data protection 03-08-2017

EU privacy watchdog: Privacy shield should be temporary

European privacy watchdogs have received “a few” complaints about the privacy shield data transfer agreement with the United States since it was brokered one year ago, the EU's top privacy advocate said in an interview.
Agrifood 15-12-2015

US official: America’s new food safety law ‘flexible’ for EU imports

The US and Europe have a great opportunity to step up their collaboration and provide leadership on global food safety, Michael R. Taylor said in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.
Agrifood 02-12-2015

Agriculture Secretary: Geographic protection ‘not an easy issue’ in TTIP

EXCLUSIVE / Tom Vilsack, the United States Secretary of Agriculture, said that Washington “respects” Europe’s claim for geographic protection of food in the transatlantic trade talks. But he said this should not prevent similar US products from being marketed under brands used on the American market.
Trade & Society 25-06-2015

Katz: Regulatory cooperation does not mean surrender

Regulatory cooperation in the trade deal currently under negotiation between the EU and the US does not mean that legislators would lose their lawmaking initiative. Rather, it involves a process of dialogue, explains Sherman Katz in an interview with EURACTIV Slovakia.
Trade & Society 30-10-2013

Goyens: Longstanding standards not a bargaining chip in EU-US trade talks

Consumer protection is not a barrier to trade and longstanding standards are not a bargaining chip in a transatlantic give and take exercise, said consumers' chief, Monique Goyens, in an interview with EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 13-06-2013

Chase: Dynamics have to change to deliver EU-US trade deal

The single biggest problem facing the EU-US talks to deliver a transatlantic trade and investment agreement (TTIP) is the culture of trade negotiations. It is not about I win, you lose but rather we both win or we both lose, said US Chamber of Commerce, Peter Chase.
Public Affairs 29-10-2008

Spencer: Joint EU-US action on crisis ‘inevitable’

Joint action from the EU and US to address the financial crisis "must inevitably precede global cooperation," argues Tom Spencer, the executive director of the European Centre for Public Affairs, in an interview with EURACTIV.

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